A bar or frame of wood by which two oxen are joined at the heads or necks for working together.
- A crossbar with two U-shaped pieces that encircle the necks of a pair of oxen or other draft animals working together.
- A pair of draft animals, such as oxen, joined by a yoke.
- A bar used with a double harness to connect the collar of each horse to the pole of a wagon or coach.
- A frame designed to be carried across a person's shoulders with equal loads suspended from each end.
- Nautical A crossbar on a ship's rudder to which the steering cables are connected.
- A clamp or vise that holds a machine part in place or controls its movement or that holds two such parts together.
- A piece of a garment that is closely fitted, either around the neck and shoulders or at the hips, and from which an unfitted or gathered part of the garment is hung.
- Something that connects or joins together; a bond or tie.
- Electronics A series of two or more magnetic recording heads fastened securely together for playing or recording on more than one track simultaneously.
- Any of various emblems of subjugation, such as a structure made of two upright spears with a third laid across them, under which conquered enemies of ancient Rome were forced to march in subjection.
- The condition of being subjugated by or as if by a conqueror; subjugation or bondage: 14th-century Russia under the Tartar yoke; the yoke of drug addiction.
- To fit or join with a yoke.
- To harness a draft animal to.
- To harness (a draft animal) to a vehicle or an implement.
- To join securely as if with a yoke; bind: partners who were yoked together for life.
- To force into heavy labor, bondage, or subjugation.
- To become joined securely.